noncandidacy

noncandidacy

(ˌnɒnˈkændɪdəsɪ)
n
the state of not being a candidate, esp for political office
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The tantalizing noncandidacy of General Colin Powell for the U.S.
Cuomo was an expert on passing, and to some extent hisbrief noncandidacy depended on the illusions his rhetoric and his demeanor created.
In declaring his noncandidacy for President, Lee Iacocca said that he hadn't a clue about the management of the U.S.